Did you expect to mark the start of a new decade by spending your waking hours looking for masks to buy, reading about whether steaming masks can kill germs, and generally contributing to a social and moral panic during a pandemic? Me neither.
I haven’t seen any of these suckers sold at reasonable prices in stores for months. But if you ever wondered how these disposable masks are made, the Japan Science and Technology Agency has a 15 minute video all about it.
The mind-bending, innocuous background music definitely speaks to a bygone era.